Sep 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
and the latest in the search for the remains of teamster jimmy hoffa, appears to have come up empty. authorities found nory remains of hoffa after digging up the floor of a shed in detroit. tests on the soil will be back on monday. but for now, the 37-year-old mystery remains a mystery. >>> the amazing video we've been showing you of the elderly man jumping from his burning apartment in new york city. lucky for him it was the middle of the day and the streets were crowded at the time. it's the terrifying drop caught on tape. 71-year-old ronnie poe, hanging from his third floor ledge, with nowhere to go but down. >> i had had no choice but to lean out the window as long as i could. >> reporter: moments earlier, poe's kitchen had caught fire. his bronx apartment quickly filling with smoke. there was no escape. so, poe reached back to his military training from decades ago. >> the smoke was coming in so bad. jump, jump. i'll do a paratrooper. >> reporter: he was once a paratrooper who made more than 50 jumps in his military career. but this time, no parachute. below, his neighbors came to his aid.
Sep 29, 2012 5:00am PDT
effort to find jimmy hoffa's body has not turned up any human remains so far, but earth under a house in michigan will be tested for evidence of human decomposition. police say they are following up on a credible tip that might help solve the mystery behind the disappearance of the former teamsters boss in 1975. >>> apple ceo tim cook is apologizing for the company's new mobile mapping service. many customers have comained that it doesn't work so well. for example, it shows the hoover dam plunging into the colorado river there. and here you're wondering what happened to the brooklyn bridge? in the apology, cook admits the company fell short of its commitment to making world class products. >>> police in kentucky have released dramatic video of a police car crashing into a house. check this out. a louisville police officer was responding to an emergency and the video shows him swerving. swerves right there to avoid hitting another video before he loses control and runs off the road and crashes right there into that house. amazingly, no one was seriously hurt. >>> that's the news for no
Sep 29, 2012 12:00pm EDT
to a reporter. >>> backyard soil samples in detroit are being tested to see if jimmy hoffa is buried there. >>> a renoir painting bought at a flea market just for $7 will not go on auction this weekend as planned. that was because authorities say it was stolen more than 60 years ago. the fbi is trying to find out who pilfered that piece. >>> and the pet cemetery in a new york city suburb has become the first animal burial ground to be listed on the national register of historic places. the hartsdale cemetery is being recognized for its architect and social history. those are your top five headlines. >>> president obama and mitt romney will finally be facing each other in an arena that has seen some of the best and worst performances from our presidential candidates and their running mates. >> there is no soviet domination of eastern europe and there never will be under a ford administration. >> there you go again. are you better off than you were four years ago? >> senator, you're no jack kennedy. >> who am i? why am i here? >> that last one went on to "snl" infamy. joining me is nbc news